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to action at the u.n. and yes there is also news in the search for jimmy hoffa. >>> first, mitt romney is venturing out of the swing states today. romney is in pennsylvania trying to pluck that state from the grasp of president barack obama. 39 days until the election. pennsylvania is one of the states that is leaning toward the president, but romney is predicting an upset. >> i've got a little secret here, that is that obama campaign thinks that pennsylvania is in their pocket. they don't need to worry about it. and you're right and they're wrong. we're going to win pennsylvania, we're going to take the white house. >> well, wolf blitzer with us now. so, you know, from washington, wolf, we have seen romney confine his campaign to the nine battleground states. why is he now taking a shot at this state, pennsylvania, which clearly seems to be leaning obama? >> according to the public polls, obama is doing really well in pennsylvania. maybe he's got some private polls that he's doing inside his campaign that shows some other trends developing in pennsylvania. i haven't seen any public po
at an eastern michigan home in an attempt to find jimmy hoffa. a man told officials he saw a man burying a body in the backyard in 1975 on the same day hoffa was last seen. the rumor hoffa's body has finally been found has drawn visitors, including a man who says it has to be hoffa because his sister is a psychic. >>> today minneapolis police will try to figure out what sparked a deadly shooting inside a sign making business. investigators say a man went inside the store yesterday afternoon, killed four people, and injured four others before killing himself. police don't know if the man worked for the business, and they're looking for a motive behind the shooting. 3 of the 4 injured are in critical condition. >>> later today in aurora, colorado, files involving the theater shooting suspect james holmes will be released. it will provide new insight into the deadly theater shooting two months ago. holmes is accused of killing 16 and injuring 58 more. >>> a deadly crime in a high end store is caught on surveillance video. several masked men burst into a saks fifth avenue with sledgehammers. smashe
. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen out
search effort this morning for teamsters leader jimmy hoffa missing since 1975 as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we did the ground-penetrating radar that showed an anomaly. >> hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban detroit. his body has never been found. >>> an army brigadier general has been charged with several counts of sexual misconduct including forcible sex on his female subordinate. he's been based in ft. bragg since he was relieved of his command in afghanistan last may. the army will decide whether or not he faces court martial. >>> there may be yet another reason to enjoy a little chocolate in y
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are being taken today as part of a new search for teamsters union boss jimmy hoffa who disappeared in 1975. investigators will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that's where a tipster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa's being buried 37 years ago. >>> a bizarre and shocking end for a rising actor in los angeles. police say former "sons of anarchy" actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old landlady to death, attacked and bit two other men nearby and then fell or jumped to his own death from the roof. officials say he also savagely killed his landlady's cat in a strange rampage. lewis had been arrested three times this year, and a probation report from back in may shows that police feared the 28-year-old suffered some serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. >>> nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back new clues about the red planet's ancient and watery past. these images suggest that a waist-deep stream once rushed through this very spot on mars. most convincing proof of water on mars to date. scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast-moving w
of the replacement official is over. the regular referees back on the field tonight. >>> is this where jimmy hoffa is buried? a radar machine detects something underneath it. is a 37-year-old mystery about to be solved? >>> and pop sensation psy returns to south korea and the place where gangnam style all started. and our cameras are right there with him today, thursday, september 27th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> see the smile on my face? >> i see it. >> a lot of football fans feeling that way. that's right, the news now that the nfl's regular referees will be back in action starting tonight. it's welcome news for a lot of players, coaches, and, of course, fans of the game. >> maybe some gamblers too. it comes after two days of intense negotiations that picked up steam following outrage over that controversial call that decided monday night's game. when you look at this agreement, it appears the league caved with officials getting pretty much everything they wanted. was this lockout w
hoffa. father of the current teamster president jim hoffa. and there have been four different attempts to find his body. there was first a rumor he had been kidnapped taken up in an airplane and pushed out over the great lakes. of course, some people still believe he's buried in the end zone of the giants stadium in new jersey. back in 2004, they tore up a detroit home because somebody had tipped them off that the floorboards -- he might have been buried under the floorboards of the home. in 2006, remember they tore down a horse barn in michigan on a tip that he was buried there. now, the latest tip is that he's buried in the driveway of a home in roseville michigan. and allegedly the owner of the -- the previous owner of the home had some ties to the mafia so today in roseville michigan, they're actually going to dig up this driveway thinking that maybe the body of james hoffa is located underneath the driveway. why don't they just give it up? right? and who's paying for all of this? tore down a horse barn and anot
to find jimmy hoffa's body is under way. authorities drilled through concrete from a home near detroit yesterday. a source told police the deem ster's boss may have been buried there shortly after he disappeared after 1975. the results should be available by monday. no human remains were found. returning now details in that outrageous story out of florida where a high school teacher was pulled out of class and arrested for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill another teacher. >> for the first time we're getting a look at james pepe appearing in front of a judge friday where his new red inmate jump suit. police arrested the 55-year-old in the middle of class in front of his students thursday at bloomingdale high school near tampa, florida. >> it's very disconcerting that we have teachers in public schools or at our schools that are capable of doing this and our children are in their care. >> the alleged target? robert meredith, a fellow teacher who worked with him at another school. authorities say he believed meredith was telling people he was a child m
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance
what's going on. >>> investigators came up empty today in their quest to close the case of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. detectives dug around the house in the detroit area this morning but found no evidence of human remains. a witness says he saw a body buried at that location 35 years ago, the same night the teamsters boss disappeared. >>> remember the nfl's bounty gate scandal? now a kids league is facing similar allegations. >> coaches for a pop warner football team in orange county, california are accused of offering 10 and 11-year-old players cash in exchange for knocking opponents out of games. tonight the league president and head coach of the peewee red cobras were suspended, but the head coach insists the claims are nonsense. >> did you ever suggest or pay for a player to hurt a player on another team? >> absolutely not. i think that they're trumped up charges. i think john sinelli made up these charges in his head and wrote them on paper and submitted them i believe to national pop warner. nothing like that ever happened on my team. >> i've been a team mom for him for two of
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